Homicide investigation at Nambour

A man is in custody as police continue to investigate the suspicious death of a woman at Nambour this morning.

Around 1.30am police were called to Matthew Street following reports a woman had been seriously assaulted.

Emergency services attended however the 31-year-old Buddina woman was declared deceased at the scene.

Officers with the assistance of Sunshine Coast Dog Squad, conducted searches of the surrounding area and later located a 34-year-old Burnside man.

A crime scene has been declared and an Incident Centre established with detectives from the Sunshine Coast and forensic officers continuing their investigations.

Anyone with further information is urged to contact police (details below).

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

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